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Friday, October 19, 2018

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Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry
(October 13, 1853 - February 12, 1929)
Lillie Langtry, usually spelled Lily Langtry when she was in the U.S., born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, was a British actress born on the island of Jersey. A renowned beauty, she was nicknamed the "Jersey Lily" and had a number of prominent lovers, including the future king of the United Kingdom, Edward VII.
actress

Arlene Francis

Arlene Francis
(October 20, 1907 - May 31, 2001)
Arlene Francis was an American actress, radio talk show host, and game show panelist. She is known for her long-standing role as a panelist on the television game show What's My Line?, on which she regularly appeared for 25 years, from 1950 through the mid-1970s.
American actress, actress

Jane Wyatt

Jane Wyatt
(August 12, 1910 - October 20, 2006)
Jane Waddington Wyatt was an American actress perhaps best known for her role as the housewife and mother on the television comedy Father Knows Best, and as Amanda Grayson, the human mother of Spock on the science fiction television series Star Trek. Wyatt was a three-time Emmy Award-winner.
American actress, actress

Annie Girardot

Annie Girardot
(October 25, 1931 - February 28, 2011)
Annie Girardot was a French actress. She began performing in 1955, making her film debut in Treize à table. Girardot won the Prix Suzanne Bianchetti in 1956, and in 1977 won the César Award for Best Actress portraying the title character in Docteur Françoise Gailland. At the Venice Film Festival she won the Volpi Cup (Best Actress), in 1965 for Trois chambres a Manhattan.
French actress, actress

Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel
(June 10, 1895 - October 26, 1952)
Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American actress to win an Academy Award. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939).
African-American actress, actress

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts
(28.10.1967 )
Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), which grossed $464 million worldwide.
American actress, actress

Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder
(29.10.1971 )
Winona Ryder is an American actress. She made her film debut in the 1986 film Lucas. Ryder's first significant role came in Tim Burton's Beetlejuice (1988) as a goth teenager, which won her critical and commercial recognition. After various appearances in film and television, Ryder continued her career with the cult film Heathers (1989), a controversial satire of teenage suicide and high school life, which drew Ryder further critical and commercial attention.
American actress, actress

Demi Moore

Demi Moore
(11.11.1962 )
Demi Guynes Kutcher known professionally as Demi Moore, is an American actress. After minor roles in film and a role in the soap opera General Hospital, Moore established her career in films such as St. Elmo's Fire (1985), and in the early 1990s, became one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood with her successes in Ghost (1990), A Few Good Men (1992), Indecent Proposal (1993), and Disclosure (1994).
American actress, actress

Lyudmila Gurchenko

Lyudmila Gurchenko
(November 12, 1935 - March 30, 2011)
Lyudmila Markovna Gurchenko was a popular Soviet and Russian actress, singer and entertainer.
Russian actress, Soviet actress, actress

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg
(13.11.1955 )
Whoopi Goldberg is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, author and talk show host.
Goldberg, American actress, comedian, actress

Sophie Marceau

Sophie Marceau
(17.11.1966 )
Sophie Marceau is a French actress, who has appeared in 38 films. As a teenager, Marceau achieved popularity with her debut films La boum (1980) and La boum 2 (1982), receiving a César Award for Most Promising Actress.
French actress, actress

Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle
(November 8, 1920 - November 17, 1998)
Esther Rolle was an American actress. She was perhaps best known for her portrayal of Florida Evans on the CBS television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times.
American actress, actress

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus
(23.11.1992 )
Miley Ray Cyrus is an American actress and pop singer-songwriter. She achieved wide fame for her role as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel sitcom Hannah Montana.
Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus, American actress, actress, singer

Marie Wilson

Marie Wilson
(August 19, 1916 - November 23, 1972)
Katherine Elisabeth Wilson, better known by her stage name, Marie Wilson, was an American radio, film, and television actress. She may have been remembered best as the title character in My Friend Irma.
American actress, actress

Anna Faris

Anna Faris
(29.11.1976 )
Anna Kay Faris is an American actress, singer and comedienne.
American actress, actress

Bette Midler

Bette Midler
(01.12.1945 )
Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, actress, and comedian, also known by her informal stage name, The Divine Miss M.
American actress, actress

Claude Jade

Claude Jade
(October 8, 1948 - December 1, 2006)
Claude Marcelle Jorré, better known as Claude Jade, was a French actress, known for starring as Christine in François Truffaut's three films Stolen Kisses (1968), Bed and Board (1970) and Love on the Run (1979). Jade acted in theatre, film and television.
French actress, actress

Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich
(17.12.1975 )
Milla Jovovich is an American model, actress, musician, and fashion designer. Over her career, she has appeared in a number of science fiction and action-themed films, for which music channel VH1 has referred to her as the "reigning queen of kick-butt".
actress

Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf
(December 19, 1915 - October 11, 1963)
Édith Piaf, born Édith Giovanna Gassion, was a French singer and cultural icon who became widely regarded as France's greatest popular singer.[1] Her singing reflected her life, with her specialty being ballads. Among her songs are "La Vie en rose" (1946), "Non, je ne regrette rien" (1960), "Hymne à l'amour" (1949), "Milord" (1959), "La Foule" (1957), "l'Accordéoniste" (1955), and "Padam... Padam..." (1951).
French singer, singer, actress

Brittany Murphy

Brittany Murphy
(November 10, 1977 - December 20, 2009)
Brittany Anne Murphy-Monjack, known professionally as Brittany Murphy, was an American actress and singer.
American actress, actress

Tia Carrere

Tia Carrere
(02.01.1967 )
Tia Carrere (born Althea Rae Janairo) is an American actress, model, voice artist, and singer, perhaps most widely known for her role as Cassandra Wong in the feature films “Wayne's World” and “Wayne's World 2”, Queen Tyr'ahnee in “Duck Dodgers”, and as Sydney Fox in the TV series “Relic Hunter”.
American actress, actress

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn
(May 4, 1929 - January 20, 1993)
Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British actress and humanitarian. Although modest about her acting ability, Hepburn remains one of the world's most famous actresses of all time, remembered as a film and fashion icon of the twentieth century.
British actress, actress

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey
(29.01.1954 )
Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her self-titled, multi-award-winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011.
American talk show host, talk show host, actress

Maria Schneider

Maria Schneider
(March 27, 1952 - February 3, 2011)
Maria Schneider (born Marie Christine Gélin) was a French actress. She was best known for playing Jeanne, opposite Marlon Brando, in the 1972 film Last Tango in Paris.
French actress, actress

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor
(February 27, 1932 - March 23, 2011)
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor was a British-American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty and distinctive violet eyes.
British actress, actress

Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish
(October 14, 1893 - February 27, 1993)
Lillian Diana Gish was an American stage, screen and television actress whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to 1987.
American actress, actress

American actress, actress

American actress, actress
(June 21, 1921 - February 28, 2011)
Jane Russell


Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone
(10.03.1958 )
Sharon Vonne Stone is an American actress, film producer, and former fashion model. She achieved international recognition for her role in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for her performance in Casino.
American actress, actress

Maureen Stapleton

Maureen Stapleton
(June 21, 1925 - March 13, 2006)
Maureen Stapleton was an American actress in film, theater and television.
American actress, actress

Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo
(September 18, 1905 - April 15, 1990)
Greta Garbo, born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, was a Swedish film actress. Garbo was an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods. Many of her films were sensational hits, and all but three of her twenty-four Hollywood films were profitable.
Greta Garbo, Swedish actress, actress

Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball
(August 6, 1911 - April 26, 1989)
Lucille Désirée Ball was an American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film and television executive, and star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy and Life With Lucy. One of the most popular and influential stars in the United States during her lifetime, with one of Hollywood's longest careers, especially on television, Ball began acting in the 1930s, becoming both a radio actress and B-movie star in the 1940s, and then a television star during the 1950s.
American actress, actress, comedienne, I Love Lucy

Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich
(December 27, 1901 - May 6, 1992)
Marlene Dietrich was a German-American actress and singer. Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-inventing herself, professionally and characteristically. In the Berlin of the 1920s, she acted on the stage and in silent films.
German actress, actress, singer

Asta Nielsen

Asta Nielsen
(September 11, 1881 - May 24, 1972)
Asta Nielsen was a Danish silent film actress who was one of the most popular leading ladies of the 1910s and one of the first international movie stars. Seventy of Nielsen's 74 films were made in Germany where she was known simply as Die Asta (The Asta). Noted for her large dark eyes, mask-like face and boyish figure, Nielsen most often portrayed strong-willed passionate women trapped by tragic consequences. Due to the erotic nature of her performances, Nielsen's films were heavily censored in the United States and her work remained relatively obscure to American audiences.
Danish actress, actress
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